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Heat Advisory in Effect

Heat Advisory in Effect

HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING

The murals were created to promote positive mental health in the Tremont neighborhood.--Photo by David Greene

Mural Arts Comes to C.S. 211

Mural Arts Comes to C.S. 211 by David Greene Parents, local officials and students gathered for an unveiling and ribbon cutting for a NYC Mural Arts Project unveiled at C.S. 211, on Tuesday, July 11. The two giant murals painted […]

by · July 17, 2017 · News, Youth and Children
Community Voices Heard City Council Forum, 7/26

Community Voices Heard City Council Forum, 7/26

Join Community Voices Heard, WeACT and DREAM on July 26, 6-8pm for our Council District 8 candidate forum,where local residents are hearing directly from the candidates. Come to 1991 2nd Avenue in East Harlem. Bring your concerns and questions. And […]

Bronx Political Round-Up, July 17

Bronx Political Round-Up, July 17

Nominating Petitions Filed Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj’s campaign for City Council delivered 6,094 petition signatures to the Board of Elections. His number tops State Sen. Ruben Diaz’s claim of over 4500 petition signatures collected by his team in his Council bid. […]

Cops from across the nation lined the Grand Concourse to pay their respects for fallen NYPD officer.--Photo by David Greene

10,000 Cops Mourn Slain Officer “Mios”

10,000 Cops Mourn Slain Officer “Mios” by David Greene More than 10,000 police officers from across the country joined community and family members at the World Changers Church on the Grand Concourse in saying goodbye to slain police officer Miosotis […]

by · July 15, 2017 · News, Photos
Customers are slowly coming back after a closure due to serious health code violations.--Photo by David Greene

Customers Slowly Return to Montezuma after DOH Shutdown

Customers Slowly Return to Montezuma after DOH Shutdown by David Greene Customers are slowing coming back to an embattled eatery after being closed for a week due to serious health code violations. According to Carolina Rodriguez, a spokeswoman with the […]

by · July 14, 2017 · News
Heat Advisory Warning For July 13

Heat Advisory Warning For July 13

MAYOR DE BLASIO ISSUES HEAT ADVISORY WARNING FOR NYC The National Weather Service has now issued a heat advisory that’s going to go all the way until 6 pm tomorrow. So, we’ve got temperatures in the low 90’s, but there […]

Photo credit: SusieQ Wong

Police nab two in shooting that injured a 4-year-old girl

@susieqfitlife passed by the scene of a midday shooting near 167th Street and Clay Avenue in the Morrisania section of the #Bronx. A post shared by Michael Benjamin (@squarepegdem) on Jul 12, 2017 at 8:00pm PDT On a sunny midday […]

by · July 12, 2017 · Crime, News
The large crowd holds candles outside of the 46th Precinct.--Photo by David Greene

NYPD, Community Say Goodbye to Fallen Police Officer

NYPD, Community Say Goodbye to Fallen Police Officer by David Greene Several hundred residents of the Fordham Heights community joined police officers of the 46th Precinct in paying their respects for slain police officer Miosotis Familia, 48, during a candlelight […]

by · July 12, 2017 · News
The driver jumped two lanes of traffic before jumping the curb and striking a pole on Jerome Avenue.--Photo by David Greene

Don’t Honey Me!

Don’t Honey Me! By David Greene An unidentified driver attempted to get the attention of a young woman he knew, when he lost control and struck a pole. The incident took place along Jerome Avenue and Mosholu Parkway on Thursday, […]

by · July 12, 2017 · Humor, News
Commissioner James P. O'Neill, NYPD

POLICE COMMISSIONER O’NEILL REMARKS AT FUNERAL OF NYPD DETECTIVE MIOSOTIS FAMILIA

TRANSCRIPT: NYPD COMMISSIONER O’NEILL REMARKS AT FUNERAL OF NYPD DETECTIVE MIOSOTIS FAMILIA Police Commissioner James P. O’Neill: Good morning, everybody. Barbara, I’m not sure if I’m ready to celebrate yet. I have to work on it.   Members of the NYPD […]

by · July 12, 2017 · Crime, News, Obituary, Police Affairs
This is solidarity and this is respect. +300 police motorcycles from departments across the country honoring Det. Familia. #NeverForget

Over 300 Police Motorcycles Honor Det. Miosotis Familia

This is solidarity and this is respect. Over 300 police motorcycles from departments across the country honoring Det. Miosotis Familia. This is solidarity and this is respect. +300 police motorcycles from departments across the country honoring Det. Familia. #NeverForget pic.twitter.com/gsu7wYfD3Z […]

Bronx Democrats File Petitions

Bronx Democrats File Petitions

The NYC Board of Elections acknowledges that the Bronx Democratic party organization filed petition volumes for its slate of Council candidates incumbents Rafael Salamanca, Vanessa Gibson, Fernando Cabrera, Andy Cohen and Andy King as well as Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj and […]

Free Summer Events at Bronx Terminal Market: Moana!

Free Summer Events at Bronx Terminal Market: Moana!

The 5th Annual Rooftop Film Series continues today, Tuesday, July 11th with Moana! This new Disney classic begins at sunset, but the fun starts at 7pm. Come early to enjoy games, raffles and music on the rooftop, level 6 of Bronx […]

Amanda Farias Claims Election Milestone

Amanda Farias Claims Election Milestone

Insurgent Democrat Amanda C. Farias announced on Monday that her campaign filed over 3,000 designating petitions for the 18th City Council District. Farias filed 7 times as many signatures than the 450 minimum required by the City Charter to qualify […]